Thibaut Courtois catches Zamora award

The goalkeeper received the Trofeo Zamora for last season's performances

Thibaut Courtois wins Zamora award

Courtois receives Zamora award

Not even Thibaut Courtois himself could have predicted his loan spell at Atlético Madrid would be as successful as it has been. On Sunday, the 21-year-old added another prize to his cabinet after receiving the Trofeo Zamora for his performances last season.

Courtois was handed the Zamora award after allowing only 29 goals in last year’s Liga BBVA campaign, conceding the fewest goals of all ‘keepers in Spain’s top division who qualified for the category.

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With his 21 years of age, the Belgian became the youngest ‘keeper to win the award, and the sixth in Atlético history.

This season, Courtois is well on his way to claim the Zamora for a second time, leading all goalkeepers with an impressive 0,60 rate.

Other winners at MARCA’s award show included Leo Messi (“Pichichi”, La Liga’s topscorer), Álvaro Negredo (Spanish top scorer) and Carlos Velasco Carballo (best referee). Cristiano Ronaldo won the Trofeo Di Stéfano after being elected best player of the Liga BBVA 2012-2013.

  • piserakos

    Well done thibaut.

  • kris

    AWESOME!! Hope he does it again this season as well.. He’s only conceded nine goals so far and we are already almost through half of the season. This kid is phenomenal, oh, and so is our defence. Best of luck Thibaut, hope we can lure you after this season too. You fit perfectly for our team.

  • kris

    LOL I meant date wise,, I meant to say we are almost near the winter break.. My bad..